05/03/2012

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Duration: 30 minutes

Hung-over, Lauren skives off work. She drinks in the Vic, tries to flirt with Tyler and jokes Fat Boy will always be single. Lauren downs shots at R&R and steals a clubber’s drink. Later, Lauren staggers into the Chippy and runs off with Kim’s chips. Fat Boy finds her passed out in the gutter and brings her to the Butchers’ to sober up. Whitney looks from a photo of Billie to an unconscious Lauren and hurries to Max’s. Max carries Lauren home. Lucy thinks Lauren will hate Whitney. Whitney’s defiant –at least she’ll be alive.
Cora eavesdrops on Tanya’s nurse’s visit. Tanya confesses sex is the last thing she wants. Alfie tells Max Roxy’s on holiday. Cora orders Max to take Tanya out. Tanya lies to Max - it’ll be a while before she can do anything sexual. Max and Tanya are disgusted to see a girl passed out drunk. They’re later horrified to realise it was Lauren. Tanya seeks reassurance from Max that better days are coming.
Tamwar refuses Yusef’s inheritance money. Zainab thinks the money’s cursed. Tamwar’s shocked to discover Afia’s been looking at a website for reconstructive plastic surgery.
Lorraine wants to go to Janine’s engagement party and insists she’s taking her pills. Lorraine agrees to wait for Mandy but then goes alone. Janine turfs Lorraine out of the VIP section. Mandy drags Lorraine home.
Janine plans an engagement party at the Vic with a VIP area. Michael’s irked when Bianca announces Janine’s keeping her name and Janine reveals they have a pre-nup. Janine blames Jean when regular punters get in the VIP area. Jean warns Michael that Janine’s dangerous. Michael gives Janine an engagement ring and makes a toast to sparks and danger.
Anthony suggestively offers to give Amira an “Access all Areas” tour of the Emporium. She declines.

Music Played

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Credits

Tanya Jessop
Jo Joyner
Lauren Branning
Jacqueline Jossa
Max Branning
Jake Wood
Whitney Dean
Shona McGarty
Lucy Beale
Hetti Bywater
Tyler Moon
Tony Discipline
Arthur 'Fat Boy' Chubb
Ricky Norwood
Michael Moon
Steve John Shepherd
Janine Butcher
Charlie Brooks
Jean Slater
Gillian Wright
Alfie Moon
Shane Richie
Anthony Moon
Matt Lapinskas
Amira Masood
Preeya Kalidas
Tamwar Masood
Himesh Patel
Afia Masood
Meryl Fernandes
Zainab Khan
Nina Wadia
Masood Ahmed
Nitin Ganatra
Ian Beale
Adam Woodyatt
Mandy Salter
Nicola Stapleton
Lorraine Salter
Victoria Alcock
Kim Fox
Tameka Empson
Cora Cross
Ann Mitchell
Bianca Butcher
Patsy Palmer
Billy Mitchell
Perry Fenwick
Executive Producer
Bryan Kirkwood
Director
Mickey Jones
Writer
Peter McTighe
Jacqui Aspinall
Francine Morgan
Matt
Daniel Kendrick

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